Who will impress from under center for the Tide? How will the defense replace its lost talent? Will both coordinators hit the ground running? Alabama's 2023 spring practice will go a long way to answering these questions and setting the table for the upcoming season.
Mitchell will be honored at the 2022 A-Day football game along with Wilbur Jackson as the first two African American football players in Crimson Tide program history. Mitchell won two SEC Championships as a player for the Tide and won a national championship as an assistant coach at Alabama as well. He currently serves as Pittsburgh Steelers assistant head coach.
The Alabama running back group is lead by senior, Brian Robinson who did not participate this A-Day. However, The white team was lead by Roydell Williams who had 12 carries for 43 yards and 4 catches for 65 yards. Crimson team saw Jase McClellan shine out the backfield as well with 12 carries 46 yards and 7 catches for 62 yards.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football program is hoping for a much more normal Spring of 2021 after having its spring practice and its A-Day game cancelled last year due to COVID-19. The Alabama athletics department announced the planned date for A-Day 2021 will be held Saturday, April 17.